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30

Mar

2014

VA

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (Port Royal, VA)

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and the surrounding churchyard, which sits on the corner of Water and Market Streets, is the oldest congregation in the Town of Port Royal. more.

18

Mar

2014

VA

Farish Printing (Port Royal, VA)

This building is unique in that it was built purely for commercial purposes in the 18th century (ca. 1750). It was most likely first used as a tavern - and then in 1921 it was purchased by Robert Farish and used as a print shop. more.

11

Mar

2014

VA

The Leckie (Holloway) House (Port Royal, VA)

The Leckie House, also known as the Holloway House, was built in the 1770s in Port Royal, Virginia. It was originally owned by John Hipkins who was a wealthy merchant and land speculator. more.

8

Mar

2014

VA

The Dorothy Roy Chimneys (Port Royal, VA)

These two chimneys are all that remain of the home of Dorothy Roy. Roy was the only woman to hold a franchise to operate a tobacco warehouse in the American Colonies. more.

3

Feb

2014

VA

ART

Gari Melchers Home and Studio (Falmouth, VA)

I really didn't know who Gari Melchers (image left, credit: Wikipedia) was until I visited his Belmont Estate in Falmouth, Virginia - a stone's throw off Highway 17 (Warrenton Road) just across the Rappahannock River from Fredericksburg. more.